Sep 04

Trump called US Marines killed in WWI battle ‘losers

US President Donald Trump referred to US Marines buried in a WWI cemetery in France as “losers” and “suckers” for getting killed in action, according to a report Thursday in the Atlantic magazine. The report, penned by the magazine’s editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg, said Trump had refused to visit the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery near Paris in 2018 […]

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Sep 02

List of 9 Al Shabaab sponsors whose account have been frozen by CS Fred Matiang’i

Interior Cabinet Secretary (CS) Fred Matiangi on Wednesday published the names of nine Kenyan nationals linked to terrorism financing. The Interior CS also ordered the freezing of the funds and properties of the nine individuals, saying they have been financing Al-Shabaab militia operations. “As part of our comprehensive counterterrorism strategy, we continue to disrupt terrorist […]

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Aug 31

Al Shabaab Leader replaced after being overwhelmed by Covid-19

Somalia’s spy agency says Al-Shabaab has made changes to its top leadership amid internal wrangles in the militant group with divided allegiance to global jihadist movements. The National Intelligence and Security Agency (Nisa) reported on Friday that Al-Shabaab’s Emir (supreme leader) Ahmed Diriye Abu Ubaidah had been replaced due to ill health. Nisa’s statement on its Twitter […]

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Aug 18

Mali President Arrested

He said soldiers have now blocked off a road that runs from the camp into Bamako and past the presidential palace. A mutiny at the same camp triggered a coup that overthrew Malian president Amadou Toumani Toure in 2012. Earlier Tuesday, the Norwegian embassy in Mali warned that a mutiny in the armed forces was […]

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Aug 18

Kenyan Journalist Yassin Juma to be released

Ethiopia’s Federal Attorney General’s office has reportedly ordered for the immediate release of Kenyan Journalist Yassin Juma, who has been in custody for close to two months now. Speaking to a Daily Nation, Mr Juma’s lawyer Abdulletif Amee said that the AG’s office said that Juma was arrested due to language barrier. However, Mr Amee felt […]

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Aug 11

Man shot outside White House

Washington US Secret Service agents shot and wounded a man who was apparently armed outside the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump said, after being briefly whisked away in the middle of a press conference. A 51-year-old male approached a Secret Service officer standing at the corner of 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, one […]

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Aug 07

Trump signs Executive order of banning Tiktok

US President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order barring transactions with the Chinese parent company of social media platform TikTok after 45 days. “The United States must take aggressive action against the owners of TikTok to protect our national security,” the order said. “The following actions shall be prohibited beginning 45 days after […]

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Aug 06

Search continues after deadly Beirut blast

At least 137 people are dead and 5,000 wounded following an explosion in Lebanon’s capital city of Beirut. The city is decimated with thousands of residents left homeless, a medical system already strained from coronavirus and up to $5 billion worth of damage. Several charities are on the ground providing medical care, shelter, supplies and other services […]

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Aug 06

Beirut explosion victims seek for help

At least 100 people are dead and 4,000 wounded following an explosion in Lebanon’s capital city of Beirut. While it is still unclear what caused the explosion, the city is decimated with thousands of residents left homeless, a medical system strained and up to $5 billion worth of damage. You can help raise funds for supplies and […]

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Aug 05

Over 300,000 people left homeless during Beirut Blast

A huge blast in Beirut has left 300,000 people homeless and caused damage across half of the city estimated to cost more than $3 billion, its governor told AFP on Wednesday. “I think there are between 250,000 and 300,000 people who are now without homes,” said Marwan Aboud, adding that the estimated cost of the […]

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